Arts & Entertainment

Miss Mount Vernon pageant sign-up underway

Sign-up for the 50th annual Miss Mount Vernon Scholarship Pageant recently began, said Heather Bales, pageant coordinator for the sponsoring Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

The entry/sponsor fee is $75 per girl for all divisions. The deadline for entry is July 27, but spaces are limited. Franklin County residents in grades kindergarten through 12 next fall are eligible to participate. See the June 7 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more details.